Board


Laura Winn, MA, LPC, LMHC, NCC 

Winn has close to a decade of education and experience in the social services field. Over this time, she has had the honor of working with a diverse set of clients. She began her career by graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from the University of Georgia. She continued her career by obtaining a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Substance Use Disorders at The University of Denver. During her educational and professional experience, she had the privilege to practice within a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, homeless services, and a methadone/suboxone clinic. This range of exposure allowed her to treat a multitude of general mental health diagnoses and engage with both abstinence and harm reduction models of substance use treatment. Winn currently is an owner of a private practice with locations in Washington, DC and New York City and is an adjunct faculty member at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology online campus. When she is not working with clients or teaching, Winn enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, baking, and traveling throughout the United States and around the world. Winn is currently the President for AADPC.


Angele Moss-Baker, LPC, LMFT, MAC, SAP

Moss-Baker is an advocate and ambassador for the ethical implementation of evidence-based practices and outcomes of integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders. She is sole proprietor of Comprehensive Addiction & Psychological Services, LLC, located in the District of Columbia. Moss-Baker specializes in providing comprehensive integrated treatment for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, and clinical consultation to behavioral health practitioners and ancillary professions. She is dedicated to the behavioral health profession and holds state, local, and national recognition for scholarly presentations on various health and wellness topics on integrated treatment practices and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. Moss-Baker is currently the President-Elect for AAPDC.


Travis Young, CSAC, QMHP-A, CAADC

Young is a native of Norfolk, VA, and is currently a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) and Qualified Mental Health Professional for Adults (QMHP-A) in Virginia, and a Certified Advance Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Pennsylvania. Young’s overall clinical trainings include private mental health counseling, community college academic/career counseling, drug court counseling, and even neurological testing. All areas of counseling put Young in a position to use treatment modalities like cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Later, Young became a member of the Harvard Associates Police Science after attending Frances Glessner Lee Homicide Investigation Seminar. Young was able to intern with DC Chief Office Medical Examiner, where he reviewed cases to determine if criminal history could have been a possible contributing factor to DC residents’ decedents victimology. This internship led to a previous short term appointment grant position as an Opioid Fatality Review Program Specialist. Young is currently the Secretary for AAPDC.


Xavier Justice, APBCC, CPES, LAADC, MAC, PSYR

Justice is presently matriculating in the Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling degree with a cognate in traumatology. He is a board-certified chaplain, chaplain supervisor, and an educator in clinical pastoral education that specializes in using spiritual care and behavioral health to assist those suffering from trauma, addictions, and intimacy issues. Justice holds state-level certifications as a community health worker and a community health worker instructor. Justice holds national certification as a certified psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner and educator. He is a Master Addiction Counselor with the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Georgia and Pennsylvania, a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC) in California and a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor (CCDC) in Maryland. Justice holds international, national, and state certifications at the professional and supervisor-trainer levels in mental health, forensics, and substance peer support and recovery from the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (VA DBHDS), and the Maryland Addiction and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB). Justice is an authorized facilitator and certified nationally as a recovery coach professional with the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR), a Mental Health Recovery and advanced-level WRAP facilitator with the Copeland Center, an Emotional CPR practitioner with the National Empowerment Center, a mental health first aid instructor with the National Council for Behavioral Health, and a certified group psychotherapist-supervisor with the American Group Psychotherapist Association. He also serves on the executive boards of the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology and the D.C. Community Health Worker Association. Justice is currently the Treasurer for AAPDC.